Hazel Jane Carrick, 97, formerly of Beley Ave. in Mattydale since 1927, died Friday at the Syracuse Home in Baldwinsville. Born December 31, 1924 to the late Thomas and Caroline (Ramsperger) Carrick, Hazel graduated from Mattydale Grammar School in 1938 and Vocational High School in 1942 before attending Stenotype Institute.
Hazel retired in 1987 as an executive secretary after 43 years at Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. She was a charter member of Luther Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church where she served as the church historian, visiting Deacon, office volunteer, gave communion to shut-ins and participated in the church Quilting group. Hazel was a member of Niagara Mohawk's Pensioners' Club, NMPC's 25 year club, and the Utility Employees' Association.
in addition to her parents, Hazel was predeceased by her two sisters, Dorothea Lighton, Mary Hendrickson and a nephew Rev. George Buechner.
Surviving are her three nieces: Carolyn Buechner of Acworth, GA, Judith (Gordon) Ward of Gales Ferry, CT and Caroline Rancke of Oswego; three great nieces, two great nephews and four great-great nieces.
Contributions in Hazel's memory may be made to Luther Memorial Church, 435 S. Main St., North Syracuse, NY 13212 or to the American Diabetes Association, 6390 Fly Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057
Friends may call on Wednesday from 3-4 pm at the Luther Memorial Lutheran Church followed by a 4 pm funeral service at the church. Burial will be Thursday at 10 am in Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse.